Yeah, and now Purdhoe Bay is being shut down. Look out, that's 8% of our usage, do you think that means another 8% increase at the pump? I think it means at least 15% increase. The producers have been trying every excuse to raise our gasoline prices above $3 a gallon; never to see $3 again.
This sounds like spam but I'm gonna put it out there anyway. Why curse the darkness, when you can light a candle? I have the business plan for Candle Energy which can convert pig manure, chicken litter and human sludge into diesel fuel or pure ethanol by simple chemical reactions. I have been working on this for about 3 years now but can't seem to get it off the ground.
Just think though, with all the mass chicken farms, hog production and the cities that are begging for a place for the sludge; how much of our dependence on foriegn oil we can replace. Using waste to make fuel, not food products like corn for ethanol or soybeans for diesel.